Team Little Soya Shares What We Are Thankful For

Thanksgiving is one of our favorite times of the year. Not just because we’re all serious foodies who love nothing more than slipping into a sweet tryptophan-induced food coma, but also because it’s a time for reflection…a time for perspective…a time to give thanks for all we’ve been blessed with in life.

In the spirit of the holiday, we asked some of our loyal staff to share what they’re most thankful for this year.

 Gary T. Murphy, Founder & CEO

mom blog“I am thankful for my wonderful and loving familia.  I am thankful for my awesome Little Soya team all around the country — and most importantly I’m thankful to be alive and enjoying this crazy thing we call LIFE!”


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“I’m thankful that we are all blessed by having a highly dedicated, skilled and experienced staff.   We work well together and share common goals.  I’m also thankful that we and our families are all in good health.”


Crystal Lee, Regional SVP of Global Accounts – East

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“I am grateful that I get to wake up every day with my health and happiness. Every day is special, and I’m thankful that I live my life with that mantra. I am also extra thankful to work for a company with such great people behind it… And that I get to be a foodie while also enjoying my job! Oh… And of course for me sweet boyfriend Freddie!”


HP Dodge, Operations Manager – Global Accounts Team

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“I am very thankful to have such wonderful family and friends that are always there no matter what. I’m also thankful for my awesome job that has enabled me to build my drift truck! Most of all I’m an thankful to be as fortunate in my life as I have been.”


Jason Terry, Regional SVP of Global Accounts – West


“I am thankful for my amazing son Anthony, my son on the way Greyson, my fiancée Alesha, and the amazing opportunity I have had to help grow a brand with Little Soya – these things in my life have made me a very happy man!!”


Dolores Duran, Office of the CEO – Global Accounts Team
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“I’m thankful for Little Soya for giving me the opportunity to be part of the team and supporting me while I finish my Bachelor’s degree this year. It means a lot to work with amazing people!!!”­


Robert Wiedemann, National Senior VP of Global Accounts

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“I am thankful for an awesome wife, new loving family and wonderful new Grandson. I am thankful for the opportunity to be part of a great Little Soya team and finally, I am thankful for a wonderful life filled with joy and happiness.”


Now it’s your turn. What are you thankful for this holiday season?



Who will win The Golden Gobbler Turkey Trophy?

Come join us this coming Wednesday November 27th, 2013 for the ‘What’s Free Falliday Leftover Throwdown’ benefiting The Orange Show Center for Visionary Art.

This might just be the most delicious and fun way to celebrate Thanksgiving leftovers that we have ever heard of! Your favorite Houston restaurants are coming together to have the ultimate Thanksgiving Throwdown at Winter Street Studios… and it’s sponsored by yours truly, Little Soya!

Not only will these Houston chefs compete against each other to see who can wow a panel of judges and the audience but they will also be showcasing some of their latest food techniques and skills with you. 

Participants include: Bar Boheme, Batanga, Beaver’s, Brooklyn Athletic Club, Cove, Eatsie Boys, El Big Bad, Goro & Gun, l’Olivier, Latin Bites, Lowbrow, Mr. Peeples, Phoenicia, Prego, Roost, Triniti, Uchi, and Underbelly.

 A panel of media judges from Channels 11, 13, 26, 39, Eater, The Houston Chronicle, Houston Modern Luxury, The Houston Press, My Table Magazine, and Texas Monthly will award one lucky chef the winning trophy.

 And a special guest judge … our very own GARY MURPHY!


The whole Little Soya staff will be there and handing out awesome samples for all you soy sauce lovers. Hope to see you there!